Ryan Keating is a senior research specialist with Nokia Bell Labs working in standardization and is a current 3GPP delegate. Prior to joining Nokia he received the PhD degree in electrical engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL in 2018 and the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. He has authored 60 patent applications and 8 technical papers to date. His current research focus includes future generation cellular networks, localization in 5G evolution networks, and non-terrestrial networks.